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Sophitz is the ship name between Sophie Elizabeth Foster and Fitzroy Avery Vacker. Beginning from the second they met, Sophie had a crush on him. Her heart always fluttered when she saw him. These feelings cause her to blush and her heart to flutter when she is around him. The two also hold hands often, usually for Cognate training or moral support. As the books went on, Sophie's heart fluttered less as she was around Fitz but this doesn't mean that she did not grow closer to him.

Throughout the series, Sophie and Fitz have a bond that becomes stronger and stronger, helping them grow as both cognates and great friends. For their cognate training, they have to reveal all of their secrets, which makes their relationship even more intimate. One of the reasons people think that Sophie and Fitz fit so well together is because they both know pain, so they comfort each other in troubling times. They trust each other more than anyone, and understand their minds completely. They are always there for moral support, often crying or laughing together. Sophie and Fitz find each other attractive, and Fitz has called Sophie pretty or complimented her several times. They share many romantic moments (listed below) and their feelings have obviously grown more special over the past few books.

Not only are they there to cry on each other's shoulders, but they also bring joy to the other's life. In Lodestar, Sophie gives Fitz his favorite dessert for a midterms gift, and he "smiled his first real smile in weeks." Not only are they great as a couple, but they are true, kindred friends all the same.

In Lodestar and Neverseen, it was revealed that Fitz has feelings for Sophie, although in the first book, he originally said that he saw Sophie like a little sister. Fitz was the first elf Sophie ever met, and they supported each other through nearly all of the books published. Fitz is also very protective of her, and is constantly concerned about her safety. At the end of Lodestar, Fitz was about to kiss her, but Keefe interrupted. In Nightfall Fitz implied that he wanted her to register for the matchmaking and constantly baked treats for her. He also became very worried about her and came to check on her almost every night. Although Fitz has already registered for matchmaking, and Sophie has not, which means that unless Sophie registers, which she doesn't know if she will do or not, they may not end up together.

Fitzroy means "(Fitz) son of the king and (Roy) seeker of wisdom" and Sophie means "wisdom," "wise," and "pretty." There is a good chance that it means that, in a way, Fitz is seeking Sophie. As Shannon Messenger is notorious for naming characters for specific reasons, it is rumored that Mrs. Messenger meant that to be, but it is unknown at the moment.

Characters Shipped Status
Sophie Elizabeth Foster & Fitzroy Avery Vacker Very close friends/Possible love interest

Sophitz Fanedit

Other Names Edit

  • Sophitz (Sophie/Fitz) Most commonly used name by readers.
  • Sofitz (Sophie/Fitz)
  • Fitzphie (Fitz/Sophie) As used in Nightfall by Keefe, Dex, and Marella

Moments Edit

Keeper of the Lost Cities Book 1 Edit

  1. In the preface, the only thing Sophie can clearly remember - that's happy - is Fitz's eyes
  2. Sophie's heart flutters involuntarily when she first meets Fitz, saying his smile belonged on a movie screen. "He was probably fifteen and by far the cutest boy she'd ever seen." p. 7
  3. It takes Sophie 30 words to describe Fitz's smile p.7
  4. Fitz saves Sophie when the telephone pole was about to fall on her, knocking her out of the way p. 13
  5. Fitz runs his hands through his "rock-star hair" and Sophie thinks to herself that he is good-looking. p. 18
  6. Fitz told her to hold his hand while they light leaped and Sophie's heart fluttered. Also, she wills her palms not to sweat. p. 19
  7. Sophie tries to ignore her racing heart. "Seriously - when did she become one of those silly girls?"
  8. Sophie's voice hitched when Fitz left her with her human family to tell his Dad ( Alden Vacker ) about Sophie. p. 28
  9. Sophie showers, puts on her best jeans, and a shirt that brings out the gold flecks in her eyes - which she'd never worn - because she wanted to look good when seeing Fitz again. She also did her hair and thought about lip gloss but decided that was overkill.
  10. Sophie blushed when Fitz asked her if she missed him. Quote: Fitz: Missed me bad, huh?p. 44
  11. Fitz said her eyes were pretty, and Sophie blushed. p. 50
  12. Sophie tried to avoid thinking about how good Fitz looked in his dark jacket. p. 51
  13. Fitz assures Sophie that she won't have to worry about the probe. p. 67
  14. Sophie slips on the rocks outside of Atlantis, and Fitz catches her as she blushes. p. 71
  15. Fitz laughs when Sophie jumps away from the eurypterid pulling the carriage. p. 75
  16. Sophie screams when they are launched out of Atlantis, but stops and blushes when she hears Fitz laughing. p. 87
  17. Fitz comforts Sophie after she drugged her human family and Fitz lets her cry on his shoulder. p. 110
  18. Fitz makes sure Sophie does not forget anything and get Ella for her when they leave p. 112
  19. Fitz makes sure Sophie has Ella and tries to calm her down before she sees Elwin. p. 116
  20. Fitz reminds Sophie that she could punch him and she is horrified at the big production she made. p. 121
  21. Sophie does not think she could have gotten through leaving her parents without Fitz. Fitz insists that Sophie should not thank him. p. 123
  22. Sophie keeps Fitz's nexus and likes it a "bit more than she would like to admit" p. 125
  23. It took Sophie all her willpower not to agree with Marella that Fitz is super cute p. 173
  24. Fitz approaches Sophie in study hall and asks why she didn't sit at his table
  25. Dex notices that Sophie likes Fitz after Sophie defends Fitz. p. 178
  26. Sophie notes that she missed Fitz more than she wanted to admit. p. 204
  27. Sophie's heart fluttered when Fitz turned to look at her. p. 218
  28. Sophie beats Fitz in a splotching match but sends both of them to the Healing Center to see Elwin She freaks out when she sees Fitz unconscious and argues that it was a tie when Dex and the Phys Ed mentors say she won. Fitz said he couldn't agree more (that Sophie won) and grins. p. 220
  29. Sophie's heart flutters when she notices Fitz. p. 239
  30. Fitz is among the people who begin sitting at Sophie's table instead of their normal table p. 243
  31. Sophie looks at her nexus, seeing the aquamarine stone, and immediately thinks of Fitz p. 256
  32. Fitz carried Sophie to the Healing Center when she had a deadly reaction to limbium. Sophie describes it as strong arms carrying her to safety p. 334
  33. Fitz catches Sophie when she falls after the limbium incident p. 338
  34. Sophie thinks about how Fitz's eyes have a way of turning her brain to mush. p. 353
  35. Sophie manages to contact Fitz over massive distances.
  36. Fitz looks at the Albertosaurus Sophie gave him when she contacted him. p. 447
  37. Fitz laughed with joy when he found out that Sophie was not completely faded. "A beautiful laugh" thought Sophie. p. 450
  38. Sophie's heart fluttered when she looked at Fitz. p. 486
  39. Sophie thinks about how Friend was way better than being a sister to Fitz p.486
  40. Fitz carries Sophie to Elwin after she has her allergic reaction.
  41. Sophie is able to transmit long distances to Fitz to get his help when Sophie and Dex were kidnapped by the Neverseen
  42. Fitz can now transmit to Sophie. He's the only elf, beside Mr. Forkle, to be able to do so.
  43. When Sophie was fading during her light leap Fitz's 'gorgeous' teal eyes are the one thing that changes her mind and makes her want to come back to reality.
  44. Sophie as she was fading during her light leap with Dex held on to the memory of Fitz's beautiful aquamarine (teal) eyes.
  45. When Alden says that Sophie's eyes are very pretty, Fitz agrees and Sophie blushes.
  46. Sophie wonders why Fitz has Ella (possibly because he could have used it to comfort himself from the death of her.)

Keeper of the Lost Cities: Exile Edit

  1. Sophie blushes when Vika shoves her into Fitz's arms and he catches her.
  2. Fitz transmits to Sophie via telepathy that he thinks that her talents are awesome.
  3. Sophie is willing to suffer through headaches to keep up her secret mental conversations with Fitz.
  4. A memory flashes through Sophie's mind when she thinks of Jolie's death, and the memory of Fitz mourning Sophie's supposed death.
  5. Fitz waves to Sophie as he, Keefe and Biana leave Havenfield.
  6. Sophie is excited and embarrassed (in a good way) when she realizes Fitz will also attend her Telepathy session.
  7. Dex grumbles to Sophie about how she spends so much time with "Wonderboy."
  8. Fitz and Keefe argue about who will have Sophie on their team.
  9. Fitz and Sophie share a transmission-conversation before the teams separate to start playing base quest.
  10. When Sophie finds herself stuck in a tree (from using a brain push), and nearly about to fall, Fitz catches her.
  11. Fitz smiles at Sophie and says that was glad to have caught her, and Sophie's heart erupts into flutters.
  12. Sophie and Fitz reminisce on the day that Fitz first brought her to the Lost Cities.
  13. Fitz is the first to notice that Sophie was hurt during her brain push.
  14. When Keefe quizzes Sophie about aurenflares, and Fitz transmits her the answer telepathically. Keefe grumbles about "Telepaths", and Fitz grins at her, making Sophie's insides turn fluttery.
  15. Fitz, along with Keefe, stare at Sophie as she walks down Everglen's stairway.
  16. Fitz is the first to notice that Sophie isn't comfortable at the aurenflare and cheers her up telepathically, as well as help her cope with her worries regarding her health.
  17. Sophie calls Fitz for help once Alden collapses for a second time in Exile.
  18. Fitz is relieved and worried when Sophie and Alden make it to Everglen safely.
  19. Sophie blushes when Tiergan asks if she minds if Fitz is in her Telepathy session--she definitely doesn't.
  20. When Sophie arrives at Everglen to check on Alden, Fitz is very close next to her, so close their hands almost touch.
  21. Sophie doesn't mind that Fitz yells at her to tell him what she knows since she knows how he feels.
  22. Sophie brings Fitz out of Alden's mind even though he told her not to.
  23. Sophie can't watch as Elwin pours the calming sedative down Fitz's throat.
  24. Sophie believes that Fitz has every right to be mad at her.
  25. Fitz calls Sophie privately and apologizes for his behavior, saying he was being stupid and that he was angry, but not angry at her. Sophie forgives him without hesitation, saying that she never blamed him for being angry because he had thought he had just lost his dad.
  26. Sophie's heart flutters when Fitz looks into her eyes.
  27. When her friends (including Fitz) say that they like weird, Fitz gives Sophie a smile, and her heart, once again, explodes into flutters.
  28. Fitz squeezes Sophie's shoulders, then the book ends.

Keeper of the Lost Cities: Everblaze Edit

  1. Sophie calls Fitz cute "No matter how cute he is." - Sophie
  2. Sophie hopes that Keefe can't tell that her "Heart is doing the embarrassing fluttery thing it always did whenever she met Fitz's impossibly teal eyes."
  3. Fitz talks about how he misses transmitting to Sophie because then he could ask her whats wrong and she would actually tell him.
  4. Fitz insists on helping Sophie.
  5. A glint in Fitz's eyes made Sophie's cheeks burn.
  6. Fitz keeps asking Sophie to tell him her problem, saying he might be able to help.
  7. When Stina says Sophie is a traitor, Fitz stands up for her.
  8. Sophie wishes Fitz could go to the silver tower like Sophie so he didn't have to deal with everybody staring at him and calling him traitor.
  9. Sophie blushes when thinking about Fitz.
  10. Sophie was worried that Fitz would not be present in her telepathy lessons anymore.
  11. Fitz volunteers to guide Sophie in Fintan's healing but Sophie does not want him to because she wants to keep everyone she cares about safe from Fintan.
  12. Sophie chooses Fitz to be her guide during Fintan's healing over Tiergan.
  13. Tiergan says that Sophie and Fitz have a very strong, very special connection.
  14. Fitz begs Sophie to allow him to be her guide during Fintan's healing.
  15. Sophie, while preparing for Fintan's healing, thinks that she was going to protect Fitz in every way she could.
  16. When Tiergan asks if they trust each other they both say "Yes."
  17. When Tiergan asks if they absolutely trust each other Fitz says he's been a jerk but he trusts Sophie and he hopes she trusts him. And Sophie says of course she does.
  18. Sophie, when she and Fitz are communicating telepathically, says that Fitz has a tie for the coolest person she has ever met.
  19. Sophie is the only person he told about Mr. Snuggles.
  20. Fitz is the only person she told about the spyball from the black swan.
  21. Fitz smiles to Sophie and thinks while Sophie is reading his mind "Sometimes I forget how nice it is so talk to you."
  22. Sophie blushes. (Involvement with moment 21)
  23. Fitz says how he is not going to sit back at home, he will instead stay by her side and help her in anyway he can. He says this while holding Sophie's hand.
  24. Fitz know Sophie so well he is able to guess what she is thinking.
  25. Sophie and Fitz both note that they've trusted each other from the first day they met.
  26. Sophie trusts Fitz enough that he can read her mind.
  27. Sophie and Fitz share secrets with each other to gain each other's trust
  28. When Sophie's heart changes pace after sharing secrets with Fitz, she feels like "her heart was settling into the easy comfort of knowing she was with someone who knew her better than anyone else.”
  29. The memory when Fitz had first shown Sophie that she was an elf is Sophie's purest memory.
  30. Sophie notes that Fitz is counting on her to get through the healing safely.
  31. When Dex asks if Sophie trusts Fitz, Sophie says she does.
  32. Sophie says that her telepathy is strongest working with Fitz.
  33. Sophie blushes when Biana notes they must've had an interesting telepathy lesson.
  34. Sophie tells Fitz she probably trusts him more than anyone.
  35. After Sophie pulls herself out of the Fintan's mind the first time she notes that Fitz's worry is supper thick.
  36. Fitz notes that going back into Fintan's mind is not worth risking her sanity.
  37. Fitz holds onto Sophie and tells her she's safe while she calm down after Fintan told he he'ed been waiting for her.
  38. Fitz insists on going into Fintan's mind with Sophie so that he can protect her and be sure she's safe.
  39. Fitz notices (while inside Fintan's head) that they are surrounded by everblaze and he warns Sophie until she pulls out of Fintan's mind.
  40. Sophie stops Fitz from killing himself trying to rescue his father and assures him that Alden is fine.
  41. Fitz asks Sophie if she's okay. When Sophie says she's fine "Fitz pulled her close, letting her cry on his shoulder." As he whispered that everything was going to be okay. (They are bottling the quintessence to stop Everblaze)
  42. Fitz and Sophie note how they both saved eachother in the tower and that they make a great team.
  43. Sophie and Fitz work together (by bottling quintessence) to stop the Everblaze from burning, while Fitz and Sophie stand quite close to find the star.
  44. Fitz tries to tell Sophie something, and Keefe interrupts. “Sophie’s stomach wrenched as she sat beside him. “If you want to stop hanging out with me—” (Fitz to Sophie) “I told you, I’m in. In fact, there’s something I have to tell you—”
  45. Fitz holds Sophie closely as they fall off the burning tower of Everblaze.
  46. When Sophie forgets to ask permission to enter Fitz's mind and starts apologizing Fitz shrugs and says that he doesn't mind Sophie knowing what he's thinking because he trusts her.
  47. Sophie blushes and she says that she trusts Fitz as well.
  48. Fitz remembers to protect Sophie's hand when bottling quintessence.
  49. Sophie implants all the stars into Fitz's mind without out even knowing it.
  50. Fitz grabs Sophie's hand when they find out that somebody died in the tower.
  51. Fitz receives memories that Sophie doesn't even remember having when she transmits to him
  52. Fitz tells Sophie it's not her fault that Kenric died.
  53. Fitz is the first to come and hang out with Sophie in the woods next to the wander woods.
  54. Fitz tries to comfort Sophie by reminding her that she's not the only one.
  55. Fitz stays by her side and when King Dimitar confronts Sophie.
  56. Fitz IS the first to come by after the King Dimitar incident.
  57. Fitz makes Sophie blush.
  58. Fitz says that he would not have let Sophie be taken King Dimitar.
  59. Fitz brings Mr.Snuggles to cheer Sophie up.
  60. Fitz blushes when Sophie says "Mr. Snuggles!"
  61. Fitz hands Sophie Mr. Snuggles and waves it under her nose till she takes it when she starts rambling and making herself feel bad.
  62. Sophie notes that on the beach with Fitz she had felt safe with Fitz.
  63. Sophie blushes when she remembers how close Fitz and her had been standing.
  64. They try to recreate the moment of trust on the beach, and Sophie blushes because of how close Fitz is.
  65. When Sophie apologizes for slipping into Fitz's mind al the time so easily he insists she stop apologizing and that she has an amazing talent.
  66. When Sophie tells Fitz that Jolie might be her mother Fitz takes Sophie's hand.
  67. Fitz and Sophie go through a number of trust exercises to help build their bond of trust, which include having Sophie fall off a chair into Fitz's arms.
  68. Sophie grabs Mr. Snuggles again when she told Fitz about how she reminds her parents of her and that if her parents knew.......
  69. Fitz finishes what Sophie is saying without reading her mind.
  70. Fitz leaves Sophie with Mr. Snuggles even though it's clear he'll miss Mr. Snuggles.
  71. Keefe walks in to find Fitz cradling Sophie.
  72. Fitz comes by daily to practice trust exercises with Sophie.
  73. Fitz and Biana come by daily to check on Sophie.
  74. Fitz came by when Sophie was constantly under sedatives promising he was there if she needed him.
  75. Fitz asks Sophie if her circlet hurts. And agrees he kinda hates Dex for making it in the first place.
  76. Fitz tells Sophie that it's not her fault and that the council are being idiots.
  77. Fitz notices when Sophie turns away to blink away tears any asks her if the circlet is hurting.
  78. Fitz agrees that he would still hang out wiht Sophie even if she started acting like a dinosaur.
  79. Sophie says she thought that when Sandor said she had a visitor it was Fitz.
  80. When Sophie is piling up memories of love to inflict Grady with one of her memories was of "the gentle strength of Fitz's shoulder as he'd held her and let her cry and promised her everything is going to be okay."
  81. Fitz is the first to notice Sophie's circlet is gone.
  82. Fitz insists on staying with Sophie to help Mr. Forkle and the elves fight. Also saying that he could cover Sophie with his cloak so she would not get frostbite.
  83. Fitz is shown how to get into Sophie's mind by Mr. Forkle. He transmits a word Sophie doesn't know to get in.
  84. Fitz stays with Sophie, protects her from Gethen and checks on her after Gethen threatened her.
  85. While hiking to catch up with Keefe Fitz stays behind Sophie so he can catch her if she falls.
  86. Fitz says that he is coming with Sophie when she goes down to check on Sandor, saying he won't let he go alone.
  87. Sophie notes that Fitz's pajamas fit him best.

Keeper of the Lost Cities: Neverseen Edit

  1. When Keefe mentions having a fashion contest of their temporary human clothes and says he would win, Sophie thinks to herself about how she would have given the prize to Fitz.
  2. Before leaving to join the Black Swan, Sophie thinks about how she could have never gotten through leaving her human parents without Fitz.
  3. Sophie reached for Fitz's hand first before they jumped of a cliff to teleport to the Florence.
  4. Sophie smiles when the girls ogling Fitz gasp when Fitz offers her his hand and she takes it.
  5. Fitz takes Sophie's backpack while they swim.
  6. Sophie thinks about how "adorably excited" Fitz was aabout becoming Cognates.
  7. Sophie almost tells Fitz that she likes him when they are training to become Cognates.
  8. When Mr. Forkle announces that Sophie and Fitz will be training to become cognates, Fitz gets extremely excited straight away.
  9. "Yeah, Fitz can pull off anything" Sophie said (then blushed) after Fitz's hair had been dyed green by Keefe and Dex.
  10. Sophie tells Silveny that she likes Fitz, then covers up by saying "as a friend" in case Fitz was still listening to Silveny.
  11. Sophie's "stubborn" heart fluttered when she looked at Fitz, especially when Fitz flashed his "Movie-Star Smile."
  12. Fitz and Sophie pool eachothers energy together to when reading Mitya's mind so they could get past her blocking. thinking it was awesome how they could pool their energy together.
  13. Fitz offered to talk to Keefe about his Mom for Sophie.
  14. Fitz won't give up trying to make up for being mad at Sophie during Exile.
  15. Fitz bets that Sophie and Fitz if they worked together could've worked together to bet past Ruy the Psionipaths force blocking.
  16. Fitz is able to transmit to Sophie even if she was deep in the forest and Sophie could feel herself needing less concentration to do Telepathy things even when she was alone because of her Connection training with Fitz.
  17. Fitz supports Sophie when she reads the minds of five hundred Exile prisoners to find Prentice.
  18. Fitz tells Sophie "You can do this." before she opens her minds to all the prisoners in Exile.
  19. Fitz encourages Sophie by telling her a happy story.
  20. Fitz shared his mental energy with Sophie to help her block the voices of the Exile prisoners.
  21. Fitz hurt himself when he threw Dex's bomb out of the Exile prison room to protest Sophie, all his friends and everybody else in the prison room, even when it nearly cost him his life.
  22. Sophie did not want to think about the idea of Fitz's possible death.
  23. Biana tell Sophie that she must really know Fitz well.
  24. Sophie was thinking about kidnapping Elwin to speed Fitz's recovery.
  25. Fitz insisted on help Sophie down from the arch she was hanging from saying that he "would not leave her up there" when the coaches told him to stop.
  26. Fitz boosted Sophie's concentration and left Exillium to find the sick gnome with Sophie.
  27. Keefe hints that if Sophie and Fitz stare into each others eyes the world will just drop away.
  28. Sophie started to feel Fitz's emotions, not just see them.
  29. Fitz comforts Sophie after Keefe yelled at her.
  30. Fitz says that all the trouble he went through to find Sophie was worth it which makes Sophie blush.
  31. Fitz tells Sophie that if her plan is what she thinks they should do he trusts her.
  32. Fitz boosted Sophie while she read the ogre Kings mind.
  33. Shannon Messenger wrote that " When Sophie's excitement bubbled up, Fitz's steadiness slowed her down, saving her from pushing into a trap. And when Fitz grew too impatient, Sophie was there to calm his mind before he rushed the wrong direction."
  34. Fitz's confidence pulled Sophie up from feeling hopeless at reading the orge Kings mind.
  35. Sophie reached for Fitz's hand to comfort him when he found out about Alvars position in Neverseen
  36. Keefe teases Sophie about Fitz making her extremely nervous.
  37. When Sophie is trying to read Fitz's emotions (with her eyes closed) Keefe does something that makes Fitz feel jealous.
  38. Sophie yells for everybody to stop and rushes over to Fitz when he is stabbed by an Arthropleura.
  39. Fitz mumbles "miss you" while Sophie is exiting his room after he is stung by the arthropleu.
  40. Fitz notes that when he was looking for Sophie in book 1, he thought she looked very much like an elf. As elves are naturally more attractive than humans, it is most likely that Fitz was indicating that Sophie was pretty.
  41. During Cognate training, Sophie's face pops into Fitz's head two times when talking about telepathy lessons.

Keeper of the Lost Cities: Lodestar Edit

  1. Fitz asks Sophie if she's okay at Foxfire after Keefe's betrayal, and tells her to relax.
  2. When Sophie gives Fitz his midterms gift, he was very eager and happy, "smiling his first real smile in days." (Lodestar, page 9)
  3. Fitz tells Sophie that it'll be better if she opens her gift in front of just the two of them. "Something about the way he said it made her heart switch to flutter mode..." (Page 9)
  4. Fitz gives Sophie a set of cognate rings. They both have matching rings on their thumbs with each other's initials (FAV and SEF) to help with their Cognate training.
  5. Fitz reveals to Sophie that his real name is Fitzroy.
  6. When Fitz is worried that Sophie doesn't like the rings, she assures him that they're her "FAV," (referring to Fitz's initials on them) which makes Fitz laugh. She also admits to herself that she actually likes the rings a little too much.
  7. Sophie gives Fitz ripplepuffs--his favorite.
  8. Sophie worries about Fitz and his reaction to Keefe's betrayal.
  9. In the morning after the incident with Keefe, Sophie panics when she realizes that Fitz is already at Havenfield.
  10. After the incident with Keefe and Magnate Leto's office, Fitz checks Sophie for cuts and scratches the second he sees her, making sure that Keefe didn't hurt her.
  11. When Sophie wears her hair up, Fitz says her hair looks good, and that it really draws attention to her eyes
  12. Before leaving to see Prentice, Sophie insists that Fitz talk to her about Keefe's betrayal. They have a lengthy telepathic talk about Keefe and the Neverseen.
  13. When Sophie asks Fitz if he'd have preferred that Keefe contacted him and he said "no", but she notices that his thoughts seem sour.
  14. During the talk, Sophie notes that Fitz can be the skeptic one and she'll be the believer and they'll keep each other in check.
  15. Later on, Fitz playfully tugs her ponytail. When Sophie tries to block Fitz, their cognate rings snap their hands together. And to make it even better, Mr. Forkle says, "I take it the hand-holding means you've worked things out?"
  16. Sophie holds hands with Fitz before they leap to Prentice's residence, and Fitz asks if she's ready for this.
  17. When they are in Prentice's residence and Mr. Forkle is transmitting to her, he asks her if she's okay.
  18. Granite notes that Fitz wont read Sophie's mind to figure out what they were saying about his brother (Alvar) because "you respect Sophie too much to violate the rules of telepathy."
  19. Sophie doesn't want to tell Fitz about Alvar because he is anxious and his fists has his hands tightened in fists.
  20. When Sophie worries about not knowing if she has all the fragments of the memory, Fitz offers for her to transmit them to him and assures her that if she needs a supplement of energy, all she has to do is squeeze his fingers.
  21. Sophie notices that after all the months of hard work, Fitz's support feels good and is comfortable.
  22. Before entering Prentices mind, Fitz takes Sophie's hand to "calm her nerves."
  23. When Sophie leaves Prentice's mind, she falls in Fitz's arms and he holds her close. - “Sophie had just enough strength left to wrap her mind around the gleaming shards and transmit a call for Fitz’s help. He sent a tidal wave of heat, launching everything up, up, up—through softness and sludginess and pain and relief until she was back in her body, shivering in a pair of warm arms that held her close and careful and wouldn’t let her fall. “Shhhh,” Fitz whispered. “You’re back. You’re safe.”
  24. Fitz sounds jealous when Sophie reveals that she is going to check in on Keefe every night.
  25. When Mr. Forkle reveals that Sophie has to return to the Neverseen hideout where she was held captive with Dex, Sophie says, "Just... don't freak out if I start bawling, okay?" and Fitz offers to let Sophie cry on his shoulder.
  26. When Sophie, Fitz, Lihn, Tam, Mr. Forkle, Grizel, and Sandor visit the Neverseen's old hideout where Sophie and Dex where held prisoner, Fitz keeps his hand on Sophie's shoulder the whole time.
  27. Fitz asks Sophie wether or not he should go ahead or behind her, asking which option makes the trip to where the Neverseen kept her easier on her.
  28. Fitz continues to make sure Sophie's okay, saying if she doesn't want to see her restraint place he'll leave with her.
  29. After Sophie see where she was restrained, Fitz holds her steady and says, "I've got you."
  30. Shortly after that, while still in the hideout, Fitz transmits "You're safe," to Sophie and their rings snap their hands together.
  31. Fitz holds Sophie's hand and helps her out of the hideout when Sophie is too emotionally unstable to walk out by herself.
  32. Fitz offers to carry Sophie when she almost collapses. When Sophie declines, Fitz asks if there is anything he can do.
  33. When Sophie is about to tell Keefe about his mother, Fitz offers to stay while she talks to Keefe.
  34. Fitz fills out a thick stack of forms for Matchmaking. Biana said that all of his answers had been really cute so far, and Sophie has to summon the willpower not to press for details.
  35. Fitz mentions having to go to the matchmakers after a long and awful conversation with his dad, Alden, about girls. He says that he doesn't want to sign up for a list until about one or two years have passed. The age for which elves can register for a matchmaking list is around 5th year. Sophie is in 3rd year, and she realizes that after two years she can register for matchmaking. This may imply that Fitz is waiting for Sophie to become old enough to register.
  36. Fitz asks Sophie how she's holding up while waiting to hear from her adoptive parents Grady and Edaline.
  37. Fitz catches Sophie, and when she slipped on her next step, he notes that maybe he should carry her.
  38. Fitz knows that Sophie does not like fire and asks whether she is okay.
  39. Fitz teases about how Sophie is just as bad with compliments as Dex, and about how they both (Dex and Sophie) started blushing.
  40. Fitz takes the sleeping bag next to Sophie during the sleep over at Dex's
  41. Fitz smiles at Sophie and says that Keefe is not nearly as awesome as she is.
  42. Fitz scoots onto Sophie's sleeping bag and trys to convince her that Keefe is not meant to be her counter.
  43. Fitz guesses Sophie's worries about Project Moonlark being a fail and comforts her.
  44. When they are talking about the possibility of Keefe being her nemesis, Fitz doesn't agree, saying that he only has one talent and doesn't even reach her ankle. He then flashed a large smile to Sophie, although she was too panicked to appreciate the compliment.
  45. Fitz notices Sophie is being overwhelmed and says they should change the topic before Sophie's brain explodes.
  46. Sophie and Fitz's hands lock together as they work together to have a conversation with Juline, Biana, and Dex without Keefe's imparter hearing.
  47. When Sophie has to announce the possibility of Lady Gisela murdering Cyrah, Fitz tightens his hold on her hands.
  48. When going to visit Wylie Fitz takes Sophie's hand and leads her into Wylie's room.
  49. When Physic opens the door to Wylie's room Fitz tightens his grip on Sophie's hand.
  50. After avoiding looking at Wylie's injuries, Fitz and Sophie look at him together, they both choke and cling to each other at the sight of Wylie's injuries.
  51. Fitz and Sophie connect minds and work together to help Wylie.
  52. When Fitz tells Wylie that one of his kidnappers was his brother he shakes and Sophie tightens her hold on his hand.
  53. Sophie wishes that she had time to properly comfort Fitz.
  54. They exchange looks when talking to Keefe.
  55. Before Mr. Forkle triggers the ability, Sophie looks to Fitz for advice.
  56. When Sophie asks Fitz if she should let Mr. Forkle trigger her Enhancer ability, he says that although their Cognate powers would benefit greatly from it, he would never put her in more danger for that.
  57. He reassures her about her new gloves.
  58. Fitz holds his hand out for her to take and Sophie can feel her heart beat like crazy.
  59. When Sophie is first ready to test out her new ability, she calls Fitz "Captain Cognate".
  60. Fitz is the first to test out her talent, and when he holds her hand, he says that he will want to hold her hand all the time because when he holds her hand, he feels like the fog that he didn't even know existed goes away.
  61. When Sophie manifests as an enhancer, Fitz keeps holding her hand and talking about how awesome her new talent is.
  62. When he's praising Sophie's ability (still holding her hand), Biana has to tell him to back off of Sophie and let her have a turn.
  63. They both blush when Biana tells Fitz to back off or she'll tackle him.
  64. When Fitz says that waking up to the sight of Mr. Snuggles is the best, Sophie almost blurts out that his "glittering teal eyes" are better.
  65. While staying at Everglen, Biana chooses a red dress for Sophie to wear. Sophie sighs and says that Biana is turning her into her little doll. Fitz gives Sophie his most charming smile and adds: " Red is definitely your color." Sophie thinks to herself that if she was a cartoon character, her eyes would have turned into little hearts.
  66. Fitz tightens his hold on Sophie's hand and tells her to try not to think about what Lady Gisela went through when the Neverseen betrayed Gisela.
  67. Fitz offers Sophie Mr. Snuggles when she agrees with him that she probably won't be able to sleep.
  68. Right before Fitz doses off (when Sophie already figured he had.) Fitz transmits "I'll always be here if you need me."
  69. Fitz acts jealous when he, Sophie, and Keefe meet for the first time in the book
  70. When Tam says "I know you [Sophie and Keefe] were really close", Fitz muttered "They're not that close"
  71. Sophie says to FItz that he's "going to think I'm crazy." Fitz grins at Sophie and says "I usually do. But I also think you're brilliant-"
  72. Sophie and Fitz sneak away to visit Councillor Oralie.
  73. When Fitz mentions the secret that Sophie hasn't told him, Sophie blushes.
  74. Sophie, "for one very brief lapse in judgement, she'd almost told Fitz about her crush on him."
  75. Fitz bets that he might be able to guess Sophie's secret, saying that maybe he should since it would make it easier on Sophie.
  76. When Fitz notices the panic in Sophie's eyes about him guessing her secret he apologizes and says he won't rush her.
  77. Fitz insists on coming with Sophie to see Keefe. Saying that they're stronger together.
  78. Keefe asks if Sophie and Fitz are a thing. (And notes that they end each other's sentences.)
  79. Sophie holds Fitz's hand when Fitz thinks about what Alvar let happen to Wylie, wishing she knew how to comfort Fitz.
  80. Fitz says that they should all come up with a plan and not put all the pressure on Sophie.
  81. Keefe notes that Sophie likes Fitz better than Keefe.
  82. Fitz and Sophie become grounded together for seeing Keefe.
  83. When Sophie says that Fitz was "ruining her pouting with his logic" and Fitz replies that it sounds like something Keefe would say, Sophie implies that he (Keefe) must be getting in her head, Fitz replies, (with a hint of heat in his eyes that makes her blush) "not too much, I hope"
  84. When Sophie says that Fitz is a genius after hearing his plan to interrogate Gethen, the hint of heat returns to his eyes and he says that they make a great team. " I think.... you're a genius." (Sophie) Fitz's grin curled wider at that, and his eyes sparked with the same heat, making Sophie's cheeks blush again. "Not a genius," he said, tracing his fingers over his cognate rings. "But we do make a great team don't we?" Sophie nodded. "The best."
  85. While they are sitting under a tree talking about the favor that Sophie owed Fitz, Fitz implies that they should kiss and they almost do until Keefe shows up and interrupts. On page 666 in Lodestar it says: "So that still freaks you out, huh? That might be proof that it still needs to happen." His eyes locked onto hers, refusing to let her look away. And when she swallowed, it was so loud, she was sure the entire world heard it. "Or," he said. " We could skip the talking." "And do what?" she asked, hating her voice for cracking. "Any ideas?"(Fitz) He was so close now, she could feel his breath warming her cheeks. Pg. 666-667
  86. When they almost kiss, Fitz wants to have Sophie and not deal with Keefe.
  87. They hold hands the majority of the book.
  88. When Sophie transmits to Fitz to tell him that she okay she describes Fitz as handsome : "she closes her eyes picturing Fitz's handsome face as she transmitted".
  89. Whenever Sophie sees Fitz throughout the book she thinks about how good he looks. She also blushes and her heart flutters.
  90. When Fitz interacts with Linh with admiration Sophie grumbles to get moving and says she sounded "grumpier than she meant."
  91. Fitz makes sure Sophie knows she can lean on him
  92. Fitz says he's willing to search the entire house to find Sophie's human family.
  93. (The sleepover at Dex's house) A few seconds after Fitz's mind goes silent after a transmitting conversation, he softly transmits, "I'll always be here when you need me." to Sophie.
  94. Fitz tells Sophie he "won't let her" go on her own to see Keefe, since he is very protective over her. The whole book, he always insists that he wants to go where ever she goes.
  95. Fitz scowls when Keefe interrupts the near-kiss moments, annoyed.

Keeper of the Lost Cities: Nightfall Edit

  1. Fitz holds Sophie's hands and won't let go, trying to get her to listen to him on the risks of bringing Amy to the Lost Cities.
  2. Sophie mentions Fitz when just introducing the story of what's been going on in her life for the past two years.
  3. Amy asks if Fitz is Sophie's boyfriend and says "you get all dreamy-eyed when you talk about him.
  4. Sophie begins thinking about how Fitz almost kissed her (though Amy interrupts her thoughts)
  5. Fitz wraps his arm around Sophie's waist to support her when she enhances Dex, who is trying to figure out the caches.
  6. Fitz's smile makes her heart fluttery, and she thinks that he smells good.
  7. Fitz is, as Keefe puts it, "adorably consistent" when insisting he should go with Sophie to Ravagog. Keefe also mentions the Cognate rings and Fitz tilts his hands so that the rings are more visible.
  8. "'You know we're stronger together,' Fitz told her, and the intensity in his eyes made her mouth go dry."
  9. Sophie once again gets jealous of Linh when Fitz agrees to help her search Candleshade.
  10. Fitz puts his hand on Sophie's back to help steady her, and Sophie gets the flutters again
  11. When Keefe claims he knows Sophie better than Fitz because he claimed keeping her steady was a two-person job - and he was right - Fitz corrects him, saying that it isn't that Keefe knows Sophie better. It's that Fitz has more faith in her.
  12. He supports her going up the stairs to see Mr. Forkle, and Sophie feels fluttery.
  13. Sophie once again thinks about her almost-kiss with Fitz, though she tries to tell herself that Fitz could have meant anything by "skip the talking"
  14. Tiergan points out the long drop to the ground and Fitz moves closer to Sophie
  15. He brings her the present of the Radiant, and her heart skips "at least five beats."
  16. Linh asks if Fitzphie became official.
  17. Sophie throws the Radiant and the goblins yell, but they laugh together and Sophie says it felt good.
  18. "'Ugh, score one for Fitzphie,' Keefe mumbled."
  19. Fitz lets Sophie know that if she needs help, she can ask him.
  20. Sophie tells Fitz that once she gets her parents back, she'll do the trust exercises with him... and not hold anything back (since she was hiding her crush on him.) Fitz smiles and it makes Sophie's insides flip, and then flip again when Fitz says that it might be better than she thinks.
  21. Dex asks if it would be different if Fitz gave her crush cuffs, and she blushes. 
  22. She reaches out to Fitz right after the episode with Dimitar, and he rushes over with a present. She tells him everything.
  23. Fitz tells Gisela that Sophie is delegating to HIM, putting himself in a special category.
  24. Fitz says Keefe isn't crazy powerful like Sophie
  25. Sophie tells Lady Gisela that she knows a lot of loyal people. Gisela asks if Fitz is one of them, and he scoots closer to Sophie and says that yes, he is.
  26. Gisela says Keefe was devastated when he thought Sophie was dead, and Fitz snaps that they all were.
  27. He wraps his arm around her while she replays part of her kidnapping.
  28. He pulls her closer as Gisela is frustratingly vague.
  29. He leans in to tell her who they should bring to Nightfall.
  30. When Biana and Sandor are complaining about Fitz's cologne, Sophie says that she likes it.
  31. Sophie blushes as she remembers he brought her pudding puffs he made himself, and how his eyes were concerned and prideful and "something she couldn’t quite put her finger on that had made it very hard to breathe."
  32. He smiles in a far-too-adorable way when Tam asks what he did yesterday, and asks "Besides bake for Sophie?"
  33. He gives Sophie a long goodbye hug and whispers for her to be careful. She blushes.
  34. Marella asks if Fitzphie is official and Sophie isn't sure what to say.
  35. He says he should probably be somewhere else, but he needed to be there for her.
  36. He takes her hand and clings to her, making her blush.
  37. He touches her face and she leans in for a mental boost.
  38. Dex sees Sophie and Fitz holding hands and Sophie becomes flustered and pulls away. She tries not to look at both of them, showing that she doesn’t want to hurt Fitz‘s feelings
  39. Fitz's smile chipped away some of Sophie's bad mood
  40. Fitz brings Sophie custard bursts, in a small box wrapped with teal ribbon (Sophie's favorite color). He admits they were hard to make.
  41. He brushes custard off the corner of her mouth.
  42. Sophie's face turned nuclear when Fitz touched her.
  43. Sophie's heart shifted to a fast, fluttery rhythm when Fitz asks about the favor
  44. Fitz says he hopes she decides to register, and Sophie notes that he's blushing when he says this.
  45. He takes her hand and runs his fingers over where her Cognate rings are under her gloves.
  46. Sophie suggests the others stay behind when she goes to the original Nightfall, but he interrupts to say he's coming and squeezes her hand.
  47. She shakes at the thought of telling Prentice everything, and he holds her hand tighter and says he'll help with a script.
  48. Biana notes that Fitz's gift for Sophie is pretty hard to top.
  49. She threatens to read Mr. Forkle's mind, and Fitz immediately offers to help.
  50. Fitz and the others walk in to Sophie and Keefe hugging and Fitz asks if “he was inturrupting something”. His jaw was also clenched, showing he was mad and jealous of Sophie/Keefe
  51. When they finally find Nightfall, Fitz moves closer to Sophie and takes her hand.
  52. Fitz hugs her and promises everything will be alright after Mr. Forkle reveals Nightfall's purpose.
  53. He shoves Keefe out of the way to offer her a mental boost.
  54. Fitz is jealous when Keefe drapes his arm around her shoulders.
  55. When they go to see Alvar, Sophie reaches for Fitz's hand. Fitz scoots closer and wraps an arm over her shoulder, and Sophie says it's like "she was the only thing keeping him steady. And maybe she was."
  56. Fitz comes over to check on her every night especially when she was in her ‘zombie mode.'
  57. When Marella asks about Fitzphie she notes that she can see Sophie blushing even with the ash.
  58. When Sophie tells Keefe Fitz is coming over, Keefe asks if it's a "hot date."
  59. Starting sometime during Nightfall, Fitz had been reaching out telepathically every night o check on Sophie. (pg 790)
  60. There is a strange edge to Fitz's words when Keefe asks to go with them to see Alvar and (Keefe) drapes an arm around Sophie.

Similarities and Differences Edit

Similarities: Edit

  • They are very talented
  • They both have ways of 'enhancing' each other. Fitz can give Sophie two types of mental energy (emotional and just plain energy) and Sophie can enhance.
  • They are both elves.
  • They both go to Foxfire.
  • They are both Telepaths.
  • They are both topping best telepath.
  • They manifested as telepaths at an impressively young age.
  • They trust each other immensely.
  • They both joined the Black Swan.
  • They are in the same Telepathy class (during Everblaze.)
  • Sir Tiergan is their Telepathy teacher.
  • They dislike the Neverseen.
  • They are in training to become Cognates.
  • They both have a stuffed animal (Sophie has Ella and Fitz has Mr. Snuggles.)
  • They were once enrolled at Exillium (at the same time).
  • Both have famous families (Ruewens (Adoptive) - Sophie, Vackers - Fitz.)
  • Both Fitz and Sophie care immensely about each other more than most others.
  • They both get grounded in Lodestar (because of a secret meeting with Keefe.)
  • They have matching thumb rings.
  • They both speak the Enlightened Language.
  • They both speak English.
  • They are each good friends with Keefe.
  • Both of them are in the Nobility.
  • They got their nexuses off early.
  • They bother hold the unpopular opinion that their world is getting messy yet the elves deny it.
  • They know the unmapped stars even though they aren't supposed to.
  • They have had near-death experiences.

Differences: Edit

  • Fitz has dark brown hair while Sophie's is blonde.
  • Fitz's eyes are teal while Sophie's are brown with gold specks.
  • Fitz is a Level Six at Foxfire, while Sophie is a Level Four (nightfall)
  • Sophie has five abilites, while Fitz only has one ability.
  • Sophie spent her first years in the Forbidden Cities, while Fitz has lived the entirety of his life in the Lost Cities.
  • Sophie has a photographic memory while Fitz does not.
  • Fitz is 17 and Sophie is 15.
  • Fitz has a pathfinder and Sophie doesn't.
  • Sophie can heal broken minds as a telepath but Fitz cannot.
  • Fitz has one family while Sophie has three.
  • Fitz has elvin siblings while Sophie does not.

(As of Nightfall)

Quotes Edit

  • 'Fitz closed the distance between them to take her hand. "We did."'
  • '"So that still freaks you out, huh? That might be proof that it still needs to happen." His eyes [Fitz's] locked onto hers, refusing to let her look away. And when she swallowed, it was so loud, she was sure the entire world heard it. " Or," he said, " we could skip the talking." And do what?" she asked, hating her voice for cracking. " Any ideas?" He was so close now, she could feel his breath warming her cheeks"' Shannon Messenger, Keeper of the Lost Cities: Lodestar (p. 666)
  • ' ... his most charming smile and adds, "Red is definitely your color."' - (Fitz to Sophie) Shannon Messenger, Keeper of the Lost Cities: Lodestar
  • “Sophie’s stomach wrenched as she sat beside him. “If you want to stop hanging out with me—” “I told you, I’m in. In fact, there’s something I have to tell you—” Shannon Messenger, Everblaze
  • “I don’t mind having you know what I’m thinking, Sophie. I trust you. Her cheeks turned warm. I trust you, too.” Shannon Messenger, Everblaze
  • "She liked them [the cognate rings], a little to much actually."Shannon Messenger, Lodestar
  • "She closes her eyes picturing Fitz's handsome face as she transmitted" Shannon Messenger, Lodestar
  • "The smile he flashed belonged on a movie screen, and Sophie's heart did a weird fluttery thing." Shannon Messenger, Keeper of the Lost Cities
  • "He was probably fifteen and by far the cutest boy she had ever seen."Shannon Messenger, Keeper of the Lost Cities
  • "Time seemed to stop. She stared into his eyes..." Shannon Messenger, Keeper of the Lost Cities
  • "Could someone that good looking be crazy?" Shannon Messenger, Keeper of the Lost Cities
  • "Her heart did that stupid fluttery thing again and her skin tingled everywhere he touched." Shannon Messenger, Keeper of the Lost Cities
  • "... clinging to the one memory that could shine a tiny spot of light in this thick inky haze. A pair of beautiful eyes. Fitz's eyes." Shannon Messenger, Keeper of the Lost Cities
  • "His mind went quiet, and Sophie figured he'd dozed off with the others. But right as her mind started to drift, he added, I'll always be here when you need me." Shannon Messenger, Lodestar (pg. 269)

Trivia Edit

  • Fitz was the first person to introduce Sophie to her true identity as an elf.
  • Fitz is one of the two people whom Sophie trusts enough to let into her mind (the other one being the guy that created her [[[Mr. Forkle]]]).
  • Fitz probably figured out her [Sophie's] secret due to him trying to kiss her.
  • Fitz's real name (Fitzroy) can be split into two parts. Fitz and Roy. The meaning of Fitz is, "Son of the king" and the meaning of Roy is, "king/seeker of wisdom." Sophie's name means "wisdom," which could mean that Fitz is seeking Sophie.
  • Fitz and Sophie are training to be cognates, meaning that they must be incredibly close and have an enormous amount of trust in each other.
  • Sophie finds Fitz very good looking.
  • Fitz finds Sophie attractive. He called her pretty and said she looks good several times.
  • When Keefe interrupted Fitz and Sophie about to kiss, Fitz was scowling at Keefe.
  • Fitz's favorite ripplefluffs are mint chocolate. If you think about it, mint is a color close to teal and chocolate is the color of Sophie's eyes. Teal = Fitz + Chocolate = Sophie = Sophitz.
  • Sophie and Fitz have almost no secrets, other then Sophie's love for Fitz

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